After splitting up their Redmi series with Xiaomi the first smartphones from the Redmi brand will be launching on January 10. The smartphones in question could be the next Redmi 7 and Redmi Note 7. Now we can say with confirmation, the Redmi Note 7 will be getting a Snapdragon 660 chipset.
Xiaomi’s earlier range of Redmi Note smartphones, the Redmi Note 6 and the Redmi Note 6 Pro was powered by the 14nm Snapdragon 636.
The Geekbench listing shows the Redmi Note 7 posting a Single-Core score of 1462 and a Multi-Core score of 4556 which are in line with various other smartphones which run on the Snapdragon 660 chipset.
This is good news. The older generation of the Redmi range of smartphones – the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the Redmi Note 6 Pro both run on the 14nm process Snapdragon 636 which means the Redmi Note 7 will be an upgrade.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 will be powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 660 chipset clocking at 1.84GHz. The Redmi Note 7 will run on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. The Redmi Note 7 will be the second smartphone in the entire Xiaomi Redmi lineup to get Android 9.0 Pie running out of the box, after the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. The Geekbench listing also states that the Redmi Note 7 will gets 6GB of RAM which means there could a Redmi Note 7 Pro with 8GB of RAM on the launch timescale as well.
In earlier leaks, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 was spotted on TENAA listings in which the Redmi Note 7 was certified for dual cameras and fingerprint sensor.
Further Xiaomi has announced a price cut on the current-generation Xiaomi Mi A2 Android One smartphone in India. The new permanent price for the Mi A2 is Rs. 13,999 for the 4GB/64GB model, and Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB/128GB model. Interested customers can buy the smartphone from Amazon e-commerce website, Mi home website, and Mi Home stores.